Posted on 31. Mar, 2019 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, March 25th – March 31st 2019

Politics/Economy: The latest Megafon poll for TV2 showed the ‘red’ bloc parties – the Social Democrats, Red/Greens, Socialist People’s Party (SF) and Social Liberals (R) – would win 51.1% of the vote if…

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Posted on 29. Mar, 2019 in: News

Opposition smells victory

The opposition parties have cemented their lead in the polls and are heading for victory in the upcoming election even without the help of the ‘non-aligned’ Alternatives. On the other side the government…

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Posted on 29. Mar, 2019 in: News

Foreign fighters to be stripped of citizenship

Danish foreign fighters who joined the Islamic State or other terrorist groups in Syria and Iraq will be stripped of their citizenship, the Immigration and Integration Ministry announced yesterday In a press release…

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Posted on 29. Mar, 2019 in: News

Passport proposal could violate human rights conventions

Human rights organisations have warned that denying the children of foreign fighters citizenship, as proposed by the government, is a violation of international conventions as it would make them stateless. Senior researcher Eva…

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Posted on 29. Mar, 2019 in: News

Rivals agree – climate change is biggest campaign issue

Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen opposition leader Mette Frederiksen agree on at least one thing ahead of the upcoming election – climate change is the biggest political challenge right now. At a Copenhagen…

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Posted on 29. Mar, 2019 in: News

3rd route proposed for Russian pipeline

The Russian gas pipeline saga took a new twist, Thursday when the company behind the controversial Nord Stream 2 project said the Danish Energy Agency (DEA) have suggested a third gas route, through…

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Posted on 29. Mar, 2019 in: News

Buses go green in Copenhagen

There will be no diesel buses on the streets of Copenhagen after 2025. City Hall, bus company Movia, and energy utility E.ON have for the past two years tested electric buses on the lengthy…

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Posted on 29. Mar, 2019 in: News

New money laundering revelations

A 45-year-old woman, arrested and charged with laundering DKK105m (€14m) through Nykredit in Copenhagen, has been linked to a Danish-Russian businesswoman, a Lithuanian front man, Latvian companies, and shell companies involved in the…

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Posted on 28. Mar, 2019 in: News

DPP: We don’t need foreign manpower

The shortage of manpower is no excuse for mass immigration, the Danish People’s Party (DPP) said yesterday after the Confederation of Danish Industry (DI) warned that the welfare system will go bankrupt unless…

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Posted on 28. Mar, 2019 in: News

Foreign fighters: Løkke backs call for international tribunal

Denmark has backed Sweden’s called for an international tribunal to prosecute foreign fighters suspected of war crimes in Syria. After a meeting with his Swedish counterpart, Stefan Löfven, in Stockholm yesterday the PM…

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7:59 – All the Danish News That Fits

7:59 – Danish News Today, is the most reliable source of daily Danish news in English for diplomats, the ex-pat community, the business sector, or anyone in Denmark or abroad seeking an insight into what’s happening in Denmark right now.

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7:59: TODAS LAS NOTICIAS DANESAS DEL MOMENTO.
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